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Space Symposium opening ceremony to feature awards, performances

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation announced Monday details of its 31st Space Symposium opening ceremony, which is set to include awards and special performances. The kickoff event, scheduled for April 13 at The Broadmoor in southwest Colorado Springs, will “be highlighted by a stunningly unique animation-based digital performance by Enra, a visual dance troupe from Japan that… Continue Reading Space Symposium opening ceremony to feature awards, performances

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SafeSplash Swim School, a warm water swim school dedicated to children’s swimming lessons, is expanding to Colorado Springs. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at 13171 Bass Pro Drive just east of the Bass Pro Shops at Interstate 25 and Northgate Boulevard. The Colorado Springs school is SafeSplash’s 10th location in… Continue Reading SafeSplash Swim School expanding to Springs

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Go Code receives Harvard recognition

Go Code Colorado, the country’s first statewide civic app challenge, has been recognized by Harvard’s Kennedy School as a “Bright Idea.” The Kennedy School recognized the Go Code, of which Colorado Springs was one of five competing cities, through its Innovations in American Government Awards program, according to a news release. “Go Code Colorado, at… Continue Reading Go Code receives Harvard recognition

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Healthier Colorado backs Farm to School bill in Colorado Springs

Colorado would create a new grant program to help farmers produce healthy, nutritious foods for public school kids, under a bill sponsored by Rep. Faith Winter (D-Westminster), according to a news release distributed by Healthier Colorado. From 1–3 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 20, at the Mountain Song Community School, 2904 West Kiowa St., residents will build and… Continue Reading Healthier Colorado backs Farm to School bill in Colorado Springs

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Commercial real estate moves

Weston Thomas of Colorado Springs Commercial brokered the sale of the 22,000-square-foot property at 2270 La Montana in Colorado Springs to the Island Cattle Company LLC. The sale price was $2.5 million. The seller was Montana Springs LLC, and the tenant broker was Matt Call from NavPoint Real Estate. Also, the Piñon Valley Industrial Park at… Continue Reading Commercial real estate moves

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Monument firm Advanced Contracting LLC has been invited to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business, or 10KSB, program. The Colorado Enterprise Fund announced that six current and former borrowers, including Advanced Contracting LLC, were accepted into the program, starting next month at Babson College near Boston. CEF’s class of six small businesses joins… Continue Reading Goldman Sachs recognizes Monument small business 

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Balloon rally has a name

Hot Apple Productions, in affiliation with Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co., has launched a website for the Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off hot air balloon rally — coloradospringslabordayliftoff.com. The name, Colorado Springs Labor Day Liftoff, was selected after a citywide contest, which was won by Stacey Wallick Rawlins. For submitting the winning… Continue Reading Balloon rally has a name

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Space Foundation to honor Orion team

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation will honor NASA and its aerospace industry partners April 13 with the 2015 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, according to a news release. The award will be given to the NASA/Industry EFT-1 team that supported the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle when it was launched aboard a Delta IV rocket from Kennedy Space… Continue Reading Space Foundation to honor Orion team

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Local firms partner to produce fresh-food app

A collaborative effort between two local companies has resulted in the creation of a mobile app to help residents find and buy food grown or produced within 67 miles of Colorado Springs. The LocalFood CS app, which will be free upon its release later this week, was the result of a collaboration between LocalMotive and… Continue Reading Local firms partner to produce fresh-food app

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C4C event to discuss involvement of arts community

The City for Champions organization has scheduled a community arts forum Tuesday, Feb. 17, at which to provide updates on the four C4C projects and explore the creative sector’s involvement. During the event, scheduled from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in Studio Bee of the Pikes Peak Center, those involved will discuss with the audience ways… Continue Reading C4C event to discuss involvement of arts community

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